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A+ series - always up to the mark

A+ LogoProfessional industrial cab label printers are used in a wide variety of applications

Their development is first and formost focused on simple and convenient operation coupled with high reliability. Printing units and housings are made of high-quality materials and are perfectly matched in terms of shape and function. Extensive peripherals and software enable customized solutions – at any time.

Regardless of whether the A+ printer is operated as a stand-alone solution, a PC application or in a network, it is always up to the mark. The high-speed processor ensures both fast job processing and immediate label output.

Label printers A+ series- overview of types

The sleek one

For small labels with high printing accuracy

1.1 Label printer A2+
Printable resolution dpi 300 600
Print width up to mm 54.2 57
Print speed up to mm/s 150 100

The all-purpose one

Top-selling industrial device with high printing accuracy. Extensive range of accessories included.

1.2 Label printer A4+
Printable resolution dpi 203 300 600
Print width up to mm 104 105.6 105.6
Print speed up to mm/s 250 250 100

The wide one

Ideal for Odette- and UCC labels

1.3 Label printer A6+
Printable resolution dpi 203 300
Print width up to mm 168 162.6
Print speed up to mm/s 200 200

The extra wide one

For pallet and and barrel labels

1.4 Label printer A8+
Printable resolution dpi 300
Print width up to mm 216
Print speed up to mm/s 150
Case study: Amoena medical technology

"The cab printers enable us to realize everything that is needed. Thereby, we achieve very good results."

Walter Dinzenhofer, Logistics Development at Amoena medical technology
 Case study: Label printer A4+ in use at Amoena medical technology

Basic version

Basic version

For printing on labels and continuous material.

The material is torn off at the jagged tear-off edge. Optionally, it may be cut or rewound externally.

Dispensing version

Dispensing version

For printing and dispensing labels. The label is removed from the liner during the printing process. It can be removed manually, by applicator or robot.



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Case study: Amoena medical technology

World‘s market leader for breast prostheses does labeling with cab printers for 20 years.

Label printer A4+ in use at Amoena medical technology

A+ series details
Label printer A4+ with dispensing function

1. Wide graphic display

White backlight for optimum readability.

2. Ribbon holder

Three-part tightening axles enable a quick and easy exchange of ribbons.

3. Simple adjustment

The print head is pressed down by two toggles. One is mounted to the left label margin, the other is pushed to the right label margin.

4. Peripheral connection

Add-on modules are easy to connect. All peripheral devices are plugged in the printer using two pins and are fixed in place with a screw.

5. Solid metal housing

Die-cast aluminum. All components are mounted on it.

6. Roll holder

Available for core diameters starting 38 mm (76 mm adapters for improved label winding are provided). The spring-mounted margin stop ensures constant tension during feeding, thus ensuring high printing accuracy.

7. Internal rewinder

The rewinder with a three-part tightening axles ensures easy rewinding and removing of labels or liners with or without paper core.

8. Peel-off function

The label is removed from its liner via peel-off plate. High printing and dispensing accuracy can be achieved via powered rewind assist and pinch rollers.

Compact cover

Compact cover

The two-part cover made of impact-resistant ABS plastic folds up when opened.

1.11 Metal cover

Metal cover

On request, the label printers A4+ and A6+ are available with metal cover (standard with the A8+).

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Connecting printers to other equipment or networks for control and monitoring.

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Stand-alone operation

Printing labels without connection to the host system.

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Overview technical data A+ and X series (PDF)

standard Standard     Optionally 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4
Label printer A2+ A4+ A6+ A8+
Print head
Printing method: Thermal transfer standard standard standard standard standard standard standard standard
Printing method: Thermal direct standard - standard standard - standard standard standard
Print resolution dpi 300 600 203 300 600 203 300 300
Print speed up to mm/s 150 100 250 250 100 200 200 150
Print width up to mm 54.2 57 104 105.6 105.6 168 162.6 216
Material Paper, cardboard, textile, plastics
Labels or continuous materials on rolls or fanfold standard standard standard standard
Material thickness mm / weight g/m2 0.05-0.8 / 60-300
Width labels mm1) 4-63 20-116 46-176 46-220
Width continuous material / liner mm 24-67 24-120 50-180 50-235
Width continuous heat shrink tube mm 10-67 25-85 - -
Label height1) without back-feed from mm 4 4 6 10
Label height1  when dispensing1) from mm 12 12 25 -
Label height1  up to mm 5,000 2,000 5,000 4,000 1,000 4,000 3,000 2,000
Media roll outside diameter up to mm 205 205 205 205
Media roll: core diameter mm 38-100 38-100 38-100 38-100
Media roll: winding Outer or inner
Ribbon
Ink side Outer or inner
Roll diameter up to mm 80 80 80 72
Core diameter mm 25 25 25 25
Variable length up to m 500 500 500 360
Width mm 2) up to mm 57 114 165 220
Internal rewinder (only with peel-off devices)
Outside diameter up to mm 142 142 142 -
Core diameter mm 38.1 38.1 38.1 -
Label winding Outer only Outer only Outer only -
Dimensions and weights
Height mm 274 274 274 274
Depth mm 446 446 446 446
Width mm 190 242 302 352
Weight kg 8.5 9 13 15
Label sensor
Gap sensor For leading edge or punch marks and end of material
Reflective sensor from the bottom / optionally from the top For print marks
Distance to locating edge mm 5-26 5-53 5-53 5-53
Electronics
Processor 32 Bit clock rate MHz 266
Main storage (RAM) MB 64
IFFS printer memory MB Flash 8
Plug-in CompactFlash Type I standard
Plug-in WLAN card standard
Battery buffer for real-time clock standard
Acoustic error signal standard
Interfaces
Centronics according to IEEE 1284
RS232 C standard
USB 2.0 hi-speed slave for PC standard
Ethernet 10/100 Base T, LPD-, RawIP-, ftp-printing, DHCP, HTTP, SMTP, SNMP, TIME, Zeroconf, mDNS, SOAP standard
RS422/RS485
Peripheral connection standard
WLAN 802.11b/g WEP/WPA-PSK (TKIP)
2 x USB hosts for external operation panel, keyboard, scanner, service key, USB stick standard
Operating data
Power supply 100-240 V ~ 50/60 Hz, PFC
Power consumption W 100-300  depending on type of printer
Temperature/humidity operation 5-40°C / 10-85% not condensing
Temperature/humidity stock 0-60°C / 20-80% not condensing
Temperature/humidit: transport –25-60°C / 20-80% not condensing
Approvals CE, FCC class A, CB, CCC, UL
 
  1. Limitations may apply to small labels, thin materials or strong adhesives. These applications need to be tested and approved.
  2. Ribbon according to label width in order to avoid folding.
A+ with applicator A1000

The inexpensive solution both for semi-automatic labeling and for the integration into automated production lines.

A+ with applicator A1000

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Accessories for Label printer A2+

Accessories for Label printer A4+

Accessories for Label printer A6+

Accessories for Label printer A8+

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Accessories for cab label printers

Which accessories fit to which label printers you can see in overview all accessories A+ and X series.

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Videos

 A+ series - for industrial demands

  A+ series with applicator A1000 - print and apply

 Case study: Amoena medical technology

cab video tutorials

 A+ series - cleaning the printhead

 Label printer A4+ print head exchange

 A+ series - changing the print roller

 A+ series - insertion of outside wound label rolls

 A+ series - insertion of inside wound label rolls

 A+ series - insertion of outside wound thermal transfer ribbon

 A+ series - insertion of inside wound thermal transfer ribbon

Video: A+ series - for industrial demands

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Application video (in German)

Label printer A4+ in operation at our customer Amoena medical technology.

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cab video tutorials A+ series

A+ series - cleaning the printhead Play

A+ series - cleaning the printhead

Label printer A4+ print head exchange Play

Label printer A4+ print head exchange

A+ series - changing the print roller Play

A+ series - changing the print roller

 

A+ Series - Insertion of outside wound label rolls Play

A+ series - Insertion of outside wound label polls

A+ Series - Insertion of inside wound Label Rolls Play

A+ series - Insertion of inside wound label rolls

A+ Series - Insertion of outside wound Thermal Transfer Ribbon Play

A+ series - insertion of outside wound thermal transfer ribbon

A+ Series - Insertion of inside wound Thermal Transfer Ribbon Play

A+ series - insertion of inside wound thermal transfer ribbon

 

 

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Integration of cab label printers

Connecting printers to other equipment or networks for control and monitoring.

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Stand-alone operation

Printing labels without connection to the host system.

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Documentation

3D CAD models

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Stand-alone operation

Printing labels without connection to the host system.

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Maintenance - service - training

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Software & Drivers

  • Firmware

    • Title Format Version Last change Language
      Firmware X2
      Firmware A+, Mach4, PX, XD4, XC, Hermes+
      ZIP - 2,54 MB 3.41 04/07/2016
      Release Notes Firmware X2
      Firmware A+, Mach4, PX, XD4, XC, Hermes+
      cab TXT - 7 KB 3.32 - 3.41 04/07/2016
      cabFirmwareUpdater
      Windows 32 & 64 bit
      ZIP - 8,59 MB 3.5.0.0 04/11/2016
      Thai Font
      min. Firmware Version 3.11
      ZIP - 811 KB 17/07/2015
  • Drivers

    • Title Format Version Last change Language
      cab Windows Driver
      32/64 Bit (Vista - Windows 7 - Windows 8 - Windows 8.1 - Windows 10 - Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2) CERTIFIED
      ZIP - 7,45 MB 5.1.16 24/10/2016
      cab Linux x86 - 32 Bit Driver
      CUPS Linux Intel 32bit Driver (min. CUPS 1.2)
      GZ - 1,49 MB 1.29 28/11/2016
      cab Linux x86 - 64 Bit Driver
      CUPS Linux Intel/AMD 64bit Driver (min. CUPS 1.2)
      GZ - 1,49 MB 1.29 28/11/2016
      cab MAC OS X Driver
      Apple® Mac OS X 10.6 up to 10.11
      ZIP - 4,94 MB 1.29 19/10/2016
  • Software

    • Title Format Version Last change Language
      cablabel S3 Lite (Free)
      Windows Vista, 7, 8, 10, Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2
      ZIP - 55,19 MB 1.1.0.0 10/11/2016
      cablabel S3 Pro
      Windows Vista, 7, 8, 10, Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2
      ZIP - 52,87 MB 1.1.0.0 10/11/2016
      cablabel S3 Print
      Windows Vista, 7, 8, 10, Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2
      ZIP - 46,37 MB 1.1.0.0 10/11/2016
      Database Connector
      Windows 32 & 64 bit
      ZIP - 10,93 MB 4.3.0.1 01/12/2016 English/Deutsch/Français
      cab Database Connector - old -
      Replaced by „Database Connector“ and „LogService”
      ZIP - 1,69 MB 4.2 10/03/2014 English
      cab Download Converter (download.exe)
      Converts image, font and database files into the JScript download data format.
      Install MS Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable if not available on your system.
      ZIP - 9 KB 2.2 28/09/2016 English
      LogService
      for Database Connector
      ZIP - 4,15 MB 1.7.1.0 11/01/2016 English/Deutsch/Français
      cablabel S3 Demo (Free)
      Windows Vista, 7, 8, 10, Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2
      ZIP - 51,42 MB 1.1.0.0 02/11/2016
      Network Manager
      JRE 6 or higher required
      ZIP - 2,36 MB 3.1.0 15/01/2015

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Integration of cab label printers

Connecting printers to other equipment or networks for control and monitoring.

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Maintenance - service - training

cab printers are easy to maintain. Also we offer worldwide service and training.

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